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September 29, 2017 Press Release

Syracuse, New York – Today, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) highlighted the importance of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and urged his colleagues in Congress to act in a bipartisan manner to reauthorize the program, which is set to expire tomorrow, Sept. 30, 2017. 


September 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.Reps. John Katko (R-NY) and Don Beyer (D-VA) this week announced the formation of a new bipartisan House Suicide Prevention Task Force. The launch of the Suicide Prevention Task Force came as mental health advocates marked the 42nd annual National Suicide Prevention Week.


June 23, 2017 Press Release


June 19, 2017 Press Release
Standing alongside local advocates, law enforcement, healthcare & treatment professionals at Crouse Hospital, Katko announces legislation to stop importation & distribution of synthetic substances
May 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. John Katko (R-NY-24) and Grace F. Napolitano (D-CA-32) co-hosted a bipartisan briefing on the benefits of collaborative care for children’s mental health, kicking off May as National Mental Health Awareness Month.

March 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today released the following statement regarding the current healthcare legislation before the House:

“Obamacare has failed to keep its promises.  Large insurers are pulling out of exchanges; co-ops are failing, premiums are skyrocketing; and deductibles are high.  Left untouched, Obamacare will collapse and American healthcare consumers will be the victims. 

March 17, 2017 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) today announced that he will host a public forum next week focused on combating heroin and synthetic drug abuse.  The event will be held Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Oswego City Hall in the Common Council Chambers.  

March 3, 2017 Press Release

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – A bipartisan Task Force launched by U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) and NYS Assemblyman Bill Magnarelli (129th District) in 2015 today released its final, comprehensive report outlining the largest gaps in youth behavioral and mental health services in Central New York and providing recommendations to improve access to care.

January 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to begin the process to repeal the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the following statement on his decision to vote against the measure:

November 30, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan, bicameral legislation aims to modernize healthcare, research for patients with chronic diseases